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Epidemiological Study of the Prevalence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Portugal

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01298674
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 18, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 5, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Association for Innovation and Biomedical Research on Light and Image

Brief Summary:
This is an epidemiological study to assess the the prevalence of Age-Related Macular (ARM) Degeneration in Portugal.

Condition or disease
Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 6023 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Epidemiological Study of the Prevalence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Portugal
Study Start Date : August 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2013

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. ARM [ Time Frame: 1 month after the screening ]
    Signs of Age-Related Macular Degeneration


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Other ocular disease [ Time Frame: 1 month after screening ]
    Signs of other ocular disease such as: diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataract, etc.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Participants with 55 or more years-old
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants with 55 years-old

Exclusion Criteria:


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Locations
Portugal
Health care units of Lousã and Trevim-Sol
Lousã, Coimbra, Portugal, 3200-201
ARS Centro - Centro de Saúde de Mira
Mira, Portugal
Sponsors and Collaborators
Association for Innovation and Biomedical Research on Light and Image
Investigators
Study Director: José Cunha-Vaz, MD, PhD Association for Innovation and Biomedical Research on Light and Image
Principal Investigator: Rufino Silva, MD, PhD Association for Innovation and Biomedical Research on Light and Image

Responsible Party: Association for Innovation and Biomedical Research on Light and Image
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01298674     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CC-01-2009
First Posted: February 18, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 5, 2017
Last Verified: January 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases